Posts tagged "numero magazine"

Nope, Blackface Is Still A Terrible Idea, Fashion Industry

This spread in Numero magazine is a headscratcher. Why did they hire a white model and cover her in brown makeup instead of just hiring a brown-skinned model? Or is…

Jessica Wakeman | February 26, 2013 - 1:40 pm

Numéro Magazine Airbrushes Out Karlie Kloss’ Protruding Ribs

Usually in advertising we see Photoshop used in ways that are objectionable for the statement they make about women’s body size and skin color: airbrushing is used to slim down…

Jessica Wakeman | September 26, 2012 - 2:40 pm

Is This Fashion Layout Racist?

It’s hard to know what exactly is going on in this editorial from Numero #117. Model Constance Jablonski, who appears to be white, cavorts about in a series of Afro…

Susannah Breslin | September 24, 2010 - 12:20 pm